Review: Clontarf 1014 Irish Whiskey (2011)

Review: Clontarf 1014 Irish Whiskey (2011)

Clontarf Classic Blend has been rebranded and upgraded to Clontarf 1014, named now in honor of one of Ireland’s most famous battles (the Battle of Clontarf, as it were) — and released just in time for a 1,000-year anniversary.

As for the whiskey, nothing seems to have changed since the old version. My notes — light body, honey, light malt notes, nougat — are largely the same as when I last reviewed Clontarf, although this time around I’m feeling some clear citrus character. Short finish, mild sweetness. Bit of heat on the back end, but overall it’s a really easygoing whiskey, even for Irish.

Sure to be huge 3 years from now!

80 proof.

B+ (same as the old) / $24 /  [BUY IT NOW FROM CASKERS] [BUY IT NOW FROM DRIZLY]

Clontarf 1014 Irish Whiskey (2011)




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  1. Anonymous on July 1, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Yeah man, I love this whiskey!! I think it blows Jameson out of the water in terms of balance

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